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De Gray Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of Dutch de Graeye, which Debrabandere suggests could be an adaptation of French Legraye, a variant of Legré, from Old French gré ‘Greek’, with fused definite article le; alternatively, it could be an altered form of Dutch De Grave.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: De Gruy, De Graw, De Hay, Dubray, De Haan, Leray, De Graaf, De Grace

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De Gray Family Origin

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De Gray Family Occupations

What did your De Gray ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coachman, Farmer and Gents Furnis were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Gray. The most common De Gray occupation in the USA was Coachman. 13% of De Gray's were Coachmans. A less common occupation for the De Gray family was Hatter.

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  • Coachman

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Gents Furnis

    13%
  • Hatter

    13%

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De Gray Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Gray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Gray census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Gray. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Gray. For the veterans among your De Gray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Gray Life Expectancy

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Between 1990 and 1997, in the United States, De Gray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for De Gray in 1990 was 77, and 79 in 1997.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Gray ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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